Lawsuit filed against Tennessee sex offender registry

A lawsuit has been filed against retroactive enforcement of another state’s sex offender registry, this time in Tennessee. The lawsuit mirrors a successful challenge to provisions of Michigan’s sex offender registry.

The case, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Nashville, argues that Tennessee’s registration laws are illegally applied retroactively. It notes that the laws and restrictions on those offenders have become significantly more burdensome since the laws were first enacted in 1994.

Read more in the Tennessean.

Read the text of lawsuit.

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